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Oil palms alone can be damaging; with other crops, the benefits abound - Environmental News Sep 2021

Posted 22 Sep 2021 in Environmental News

- Intercropping in oil palm plantations can reduce deforestation, increase biodiversity, and boost farmers’ income, all without hurting palm oil ...

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Deforestation of orangutan habitat feeds global palm oil demand, report shows - Orangutan News Jun 2021

Posted 26 Jun 2021 in Orangutan News

- Palm oil giant Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) has allegedly sourced the commodity from a plantation responsible for deforesting prime ...

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Indonesia says no new coal plants from 2023 (after the next 100 or so) - Environmental News May 2021

Posted 12 May 2021 in Environmental News

- Indonesia plans to stop building new coal-fired plants after 2023, with additional electrical capacity to be generated only from ...

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Indonesia’s bid to control deforestation wildly off-target, experts say - Environmental News Apr 2021

Posted 25 Apr 2021 in Environmental News

- Indonesia aims to transform its forests into a carbon sink by 2030 by reducing deforestation and increasing reforestation, as ...

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Deforestation in Indonesia hits record low, but experts fear a rebound - Environmental News Mar 2021

Posted 23 Mar 2021 in Environmental News

- The deforestation rate in Indonesia last year fell by 75% to its lowest level since monitoring began in 1990, ...

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Indonesia to push for mine rehab, reforestation after deadly floods - Environmental News Feb 2021

Posted 15 Feb 2021 in Environmental News

- The Indonesian government plans to reforest watershed areas in the Bornean province of South Kalimantan and compel coal-mining companies ...

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Ending tropical deforestation is vital to public health, scientists say - Environmental News Feb 2021

Posted 06 Feb 2021 in Environmental News

- Deforestation in the tropics, mostly caused by agriculture, is driving an increased rate of pathogen spillover from wildlife to ...

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An Environmental Crisis in Borneo - Environmental Blog Feb 2021

Posted 03 Feb 2021 in Environmental Blog

Arie Rompas is the Forest Campaign Team Leader in Greenpeace Indonesia and wrote this interesting article on activity happening in ...

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Historical data point to ‘imminent extinction’ of Tapanuli orangutan - Orangutan News Jan 2021

Posted 28 Jan 2021 in Orangutan News

 - A new study indicates that the Tapanuli orangutan, already the world’s most threatened great ape species, faces a much ...

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Indonesia’s biofuel bid threatens more deforestation for oil palm plantations - Environmental News Dec 2020

Posted 31 Dec 2020 in Environmental News

- The Indonesian government says it will need to establish new oil palm plantations ...

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